Building Common Ground
This workshop focuses on participants' varying identities, perspectives, and social backgrounds in the space. Building Common Ground is an intentional activity and dialogue that allow participants to share about themselves, discover commonalities with others, and learn more about differences among the group.
This training with aid bystanders in understanding how to intervene in uncomfortable situations using the 5Ds Model of Active Bystander Intervention. In this workshop, participants will learn how intervention can protect targets of discrimination and harassment through activated strategies and language while having the opportunity to practice skills in an engaged group setting.
Conflict is inevitable. In this interactive workshop, you will gain insight about your individual communication and conflicts styles, and learn tools for conflict resolution. We will also discuss how aspects of our social identities impact conflict styles and conflict management.
Decoding Diversity is an introductory workshop offered every quarter to the Caltech community. We believe that building an inclusive campus begins with sharing common definitions of subjective concepts and terms like diversity, inclusion, equity, microaggressions, unconscious bias, privilege, and many others.
An interactive workshop to guide participants through creating a diversity statement and develop strategies to foster diversity and inclusion in an academic or classroom setting.
This 1-hour session introduces the signs and impact of Impostor Phenomenon. Participants will explore the role that environmental factors, family dynamics and gender play in the intensity of Impostor Phenomenon. The 3 C’s Model will be introduced as a meaningful coping mechanism.
Inclusive leadership values team members, diverse perspectives and creates an environment where people feel their opinions and contributions improve the organization’s well-being. This training will describe the characteristics of inclusive leaders, go over examples of inclusive leadership, and discuss strategies for practice.
This training session is designed to help current and prospective m/f/themors to create a structure to nurture a culturally competent relationship with their m/f/themtees. This session anchors the critical importance of stating, sharing and negotiating expectations to impactful mentoring relationships.
This interactive 1.5-hour session introduces participants to strategies that help identify, unpack, and disrupt microaggressions.
Safe Zone Program & Training
The purpose of the Caltech Safe Zone Program ("Tech Zone") is to continue to foster an affirming and engaging campus climate by identifying and educating members of our campus community who are visibly supportive of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer, and questioning students, as well as all individuals regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity.
In this session, participants will learn how to identify personal biases, recognize how bias manifests itself in their field, and develop strategies to address biases.